getMODIS: Utility package for creating or updating a local user-defined subsets of the global MODIS grid data online archive. Pre-processing functionalities for MODIS grid data using MODIS Reporjection Tool (MRT)

Functions for selective download from the global MODIS-ftp data pool (''). Simple parameters are defining: MODIS-PRODUCT, COLLECTION, AREA and PERIOD. The functions (1) create a local archive if it is not existing, (2) check if requested files are already stored in the local archive, (3) download missing file(s) including metafile(s). Pre-processing capabilities of MRT (

AuthorMatteo Mattiuzzi with contibutions from Anja Klisch. Institute of Surveying, Remote Sensing and Land Information (IVFL), BOKU Vienna
Date of publicationNone
MaintainerMatteo Mattiuzzi <>
LicenseGPL (>=3)

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